UNK Inducts 59 New Members Into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society In Education

UNK Inducts 59 New Members Into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society In Education
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KEARNEY–¬†Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is pleased to announce that 59 education majors have been invited and inducted into its membership through the Eta Phi chapter at UNK.

The initiation ceremony took place on April 9, 2019 at the Student Union on the UNK Campus. College of Education Dean Sheryl Feinstein shared an inspirational message about teaching for an audience of approximately 110.  

Following the initiation ceremony, 13 graduating seniors were recognized for contributing to the community and local chapter during the past year to earn honor cords for May commencement. Additionally, current members Lindsey Taylor, Hannah Ritta, and Grace Brinegar were awarded as top Chapter Members of the Year for their exemplary service.

Kappa Delta Pi inducts only those individuals who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service, and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions.

Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. At UNK, members must earn a 3.5 GPA followed with participation points to reflect knowledge, duty and power per semester.

About Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is a 501 (c) (3) organization established in 1911 to recognize and promote excellence in education, provide a reasoned voice for significant issues, and link learning communities of educators. Through its programs, services, and strategic partnerships, KDP supports the professional growth and teaching practices of educators throughout all phases and levels of their careers. The organization currently has more than 600 chapters and an active membership of nearly 40,000 worldwide.

Kappa Delta Pi Inductees:

Maria Addleman-Bellevue, NE
Abigail Almanza-Kearney, NE
Morgan Area-Overton, NE

Gentry Barner-North Platte, NE
Kyra Beuning-Lincoln, NE
Sarah Bos-Raymond, NE
Tava Bowman-Lincoln, NE

Jacob Christensen-Dannebrog, NE
Tiffany Conrad-Aurora, NE
Luis Cordova-Scottsbluff, NE

Emely Diaz-Council Bluffs, IA

Matthew Fischer-Hickman, NE
Rebecca Fleetwood-Newman Grove, NE
Kelsey Folchert-Kearney, NE

Julia Garrison-Hickman, NE
Christine Giddens-Louisville, NE

Jenna Hagstrom-Ord, NE
Hannah Haynes-Columbus, NE
Hannah Higgins-Valentine, NE
Miranda Horsley-Kearney, NE
Becca Howe-Kearney, NE

Madilyn Kleier-Doniphan, NE
Jessica Klingelhoefer-Kearney, NE
Steven Koehn-North Platte, NE

Brooke Lee-Grand Island, NE
Erin Lempka-Minden, NE
Taylor Lenz-Kearney, NE

MacKenzie McNeel-Grand Island, NE
Season Mellema-Grand Island, NE
Hannah Menke-Columbus, NE
Sierra Morris-Elkhorn, NE

Abigail Nemec-Norfolk, NE

Maddison O’Neill-Kearney, NE
Danita Ostransky-Plattsmouth, NE

Kersten Peters-Scribner, NE
Katie Petersen-Kearney, NE
Kaylee Petsch-Grand Island, NE

Jessica Reha-Grand Island, NE
Brannon Renken-Adams, NE
Emmily Reppert-Kearney, NE

Britley Schlueter-Kearney, NE
McKenna Schuck-Harvard, NE
Sara Schwartzkopf-Gering, NE
Jocelyn Shipman-Guide Rock, NE
Nicole Shundoff-Kearney, NE
Summer Smith-Kearney, NE
Samantha Snogren-Kearney, NE
Kenna Storrs-Kearney, NE
Luke Sutherland-Kearney, NE
Sadie Svoboda-Kearney, NE

Eduardo Tecla-Kearney, NE
Alexandria Trimble-Arthur, NE
Jordan Turnwall-Valparaiso, NE

Paige Uhing-Kearney, NE

Haley VanNatter-Kearney, NE

Haleigh Westadt-Kearney, NE
Molly Willis-Kearney, NE

Crysta Yenni-North Platte, NE

Sydni Ziemke-Hickman, NE